Sunday, July 21, 2013

Obama: Trayvon Martin could have been me

In perhaps his most candid speech on race as president, President Obama, using the presidential bully pulpit, advocated for an agenda that promotes "avenues for success" for young African American boys.

In the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin case, he appealed to all Americans to introspectively search for their better angels on racial issues and: Judge people by the content of their character and not by the color of their skin.

More important, he implored Americans to invest in young African American boys: show them that their is a place for them in American society.

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